Coining


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coining

[′kȯin·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
A process of forming metals by squeezing between two dies so as to impress well-defined imprints on both surfaces of the work; usually performed cold.
Final pressing of a sintered compact in powder metallurgy.

Coining

 

the production of raised images on the surfaces of medals, coins, and the like (seeCOIN-MAKING AND MEDALLIC ART); it may be accomplished manually—by means of heavy blows—or in a coining press with steel dies bearing the desired images and inscriptions in intaglio.

REFERENCE

Flerov, A. V. Khudozhestvennaia obrabotka metallov. Moscow, 1976.